Air quality alert: The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air quality alert effective from 10 a.m. Thursday August 5, until 9 p.m. Friday, August 6, for portions of west-central, northwestern, and north-central Minnesota, including the tribal nations of Leech Lake, Mille Lacs and Red Lake. The DNR does not issue burning permits in counties under air quality alerts.

Burning Permits

Waseca - Burning Permit Required

Contact: Waseca County Sheriff's office, 507-835-0500


This area is not participating online. Please contact the area administrator to obtain a permit.
  • Subunit: Janesville
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Janesville does not allow open burning using a Minnesota Open Burning Permit.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: New Richland
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: New Richland does not allow open burning using a Minnesota Open Burning Permit.
Current Restrictions:
  • None
  • Subunit: Waseca
  • Burning Status: Restricted - No Activations
  • Description: Waseca does not allow open burning using a Minnesota Open Burning Permit.
Current Restrictions:
  • None

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